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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
military leaders talked about alternative energy production and the country's dependence on oil. speakers included gene sperling, director of the white house international council, and republican senators. hosted by securing america's future energy, this is about an hour-and-a-half. >> good morning, everyone. thank you all for coming. i especially want to thank the members of the energy security leadership council for being with us today. they have been a distinguished group of people working on this issue since 2006. we are nothing without their credibility as the great ceo's, an entrepreneur, and military leaders of our time. i also want to give a special>> i want to give a special thanks to the staff at securing america's future energy. we stand on the shoulders and the time it takes to get these reports. the policy staff, james, leslie, the staff that puts these together, our political staff and the rest of the team at safe. we're seeing more production than we have ever seen before. the most production in the last couple of decades of year on year growth. oil imports are falling. the
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
colleagues to extend the production tax credit for wind energy. i would like to note that on the heels of senator durbin's comments about china, we wish the chinese energy industry well, but we don't want to outsource our wind energy jobs to china needlessly. and we're on a path to do so. and i see my colleague from iowa here, senator grassley, who i know will speak later on the wind production tax credit. but it's going to expire in less than one month from now -- december 31 to be specific -- if we do not act. that means we're one month away from pulling the rug out from an industry that's currently playing a key role in revitalizing american manufacturing, creating jobs, empowering our nation. we're literally one month away from ending a credit that supports tens of thousands of workers right here in the united states. and each day that we wait to extend the p.t.c., we risk losing more good-paying american jobs. we also risk doing away with a credit that is a major contributor to the success and development of our nation's wind industry. this credit has helped countries leverage bil
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
mornings to talk about the wind energy industry and the importance of the trucks tax credit. but before -- and the importance of the production tax credit. before i begin i'd like to associate myself with the majority leader's remarks. we do need to extend the tax cuts for the middle class as soon as possible. that's clearly the message the american people sent on november 6 in the nationwide election that we had. i also want to respond to the comments and the conversation between the two leaders over the debt ceiling limit. it's important to recognize that when we raise the debt ceiling all we are doing is keeping faith with what congress has already appropriated, what congress has already made clear we will spend on behalf of our country and all the various ways that the federal government operates. we cannot afford to have a situation like we had august before last where we dallied and we literally shot our economy and ourselves in the foot by not extending the debt ceiling. we saw one of the rating agencies lower our national rating; first time in history. there is a way to do this
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the atmosphere and all those people now guzzling up power and energy and emitting gases that weren't there before. surely that is evidence, isn't it? >> no. you go to the peer reviewed literature. are you looking at anecdotal evidence. basically global warmists like bill nye say global warming will cause many bad weather events and guess what? bad weather events happen all the time so people look and say look, there's more proof, there's a bad weather event. bottom line, big tornadoes, f-3 and larger since 1950s have dropped dramatically. bottom line, we've gone the longest period without a major u.s. category 3 or larger hurricane hitting the u.s. since 1900, maybe the civil war. bottom line, new study in the journal nature, peer reviewed, no change in u.s. drought in the last 60 years. bottom line, a new study out shows that drought has not changed in 85 to -- >> let me -- wait a minute. wait a minute. let me add one more bottom line before i defer to bill nye. he knows more about this than i do. another bottom line, the world is indisputably getting warmer. the u.n. weather agency said last we
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
marc ginsburg. appreciate the update. >>> a major green light from the energy department for oil and gas. believe it or not, it calls for more drilling here, more exports of our own resources, drill, drill, drill. we will have the details next up. and don't forget, free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. just look at the energy industry, what is happening there, if government would just take its paws off it. if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. sponsored report gave a full endorsement that more liquid natural gas exports will help our economy and more shale oil and gas production will make us energy independent. question, will the epa keep its snout out of this great breakthrough energy process? here now to tell us is john hoffmeister. john, what's this t
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
steele. coming up, the great energy debate. chris hayes joins the panel for "up now" up ahead. ♪ you are my sunshine, my only sunshine ♪ ♪ you make me happy when skies are gray ♪ [ female announcer ] you know exactly what it takes to make them feel better. ♪ you make me happy [ female announcer ] that's why you choose children's tylenol. the same brand your mom trusted for you when you were young. ♪ how much i love you [ humming ] [ female announcer ] children's tylenol, the #1 brand of pain and fever relief recommended by pediatricians and used by moms decade after decade. [ humming ] yofor giving the perfect gift?le just have a knacker decade. they put real thought into it. and find just... the right...thing. how do they do that? more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. pick up a ridgid jobmax multi-tool starter kit and get a free head attachment. >>> coming up -- as the automotive industry recovers in michigan could a new bill from the state house throw a wrench in the relationship between workers and management. >> i do not view this as something aga
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
. unifying solutions. of my health is the senators willne devote much more of their energies to governance. in a perfect world we would not only govern, we would execute a coherent strategy. that is a very high bar for a in legislative branch to clear. wih we must aspire to it and pside cooperation with the president because we are facing fundamental changes in the world that will deeply affect american security and standard of livingt the lists of such changes as o long, but its starts in asia ina with the rise of china and india economic, political, and military powers. the obama administration has pot conspicuously an ounce to pet it to asia. at the center of this bid is china, which exists as both an adversary to certain u.s.lowrave interest and a fellow traveler,n sharing mutual goals andthe vulnerabilities on others. the ongoing challenge will be for the united states to disceri , sometimes issue by issue whether china is an adversary or partner. i this calibration will impact a d america's relations with the rest of asia, and may ultimately determine prospects for war or peace in th
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
to the '50s we're not opening new trademmrket. you know we're just -- our energy we could have energy independence by 2020, we should be running full speed ahead. neil: this administration said they are addressing and looking at at future, and looking at solar and green technologies that chinese are buying up. including some rescued and supported by us, china buys its way into the technologies, even copies, and buys our companies that are doing it but if we don't show the same for every or, our government, -- fervor, our government we'll be behind the 8 ball, what do you make of that? >> solar and wind is not enough, if the chinese had our reserves of natural gas, and our reserves of shale oil they would be all over it, we have the opportunity to become the saudi arabia of natural gas by 2020. i don't see the urgency. i don't see the thrust coming from government to open our federal land to i incentivize production, we're not doing what we need to be doing. neil: i think we're getting cocko it, i mean, on right and left, we're at a standoff with each other, ourselves and the chinese.
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
who backed solar energy no matter of cost or consequence. >> we are the people living with it for ever. we are opposed to it. >> reporter: riverside county is home to more molar energy than anywhere in the u.s. some call it a taxpayer rip off. >> they talk about all the huge jobs and long-term benefit to the county. we will be carrying the burden of having these types of facilities for decades to come. >> there isn't a single energy source in the united states that isn't subsidized right now. this is leveling the playing field for solar. the truth is that the cost for solar power is going consistently down. >> reporter: costs are dropping but solar is still up to five times more expensive than conventional energy and the plants pay millions in local property taxes while solar pays next to nothing. when riverside tried to impose an impact fee big solar sued. >> this was an illegal tax. >> reporter: they have local environmen environmentalists on fire for bulldozing habitats and species. >> now we have seen acres of the desert bladed and undergoing ooh title-style construction. >> we are
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am EST
u.s. energy information society and the center for strategic and international studies. "washington journal" is next. host: good morning. it is friday, december 7, 2012. the 71st anniversary on the attack of pearl harbor. reaction continues this morning over yesterday's resignation announcement of jim demint. the approach and fiscal clift deadline continues to loom over congress and the white house. that is where we want to begin. is it ok for leaders to compromise, or should they stick to their principles and would it be ok if doing so sent us over the fiscal cliff? give us a call this morning. you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media websites. a very good morning to you. i want to begin with the question of compromise or sticking to principle. this is a question a gallup organization asked in a recent poll. it found 62% of americans would like to see the federal government leaders compromise on an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff budget measures set to go into effect next month. more than twice the 25% who want leaders to stick to their principles. a m
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
not and it's time for to us devote energy to fixing and improving the law where the law -- where there are flaws. if we really want to help community banks, this is where we should focus our energy and i know there's a lot of bipartisan ideas around how we can do that. i think all of us have heard from community bankers and our states about the onslaught of regulation they have, some of which was really meant to deal with some of the bigger institutions but, again, that to me is where we can really focus in a bipartisan way to give some relief to our community banks. giving out limbless deposit insurance, though, i suppose by some, some people have decided that's a consolation prize. and i hate that. that's too bad. we should fix dodd-frank if we want to help our community banks. but to to the vote in front of us is a t.a.g. extension. i want to talk a little bit about that specifically. there are a series of policy reasons why it's time to end the t.a.g. program. i will go through a couple of them here. first, the fdic insurance fund is undercapitalized. this is a fund of reserv
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
employees and shareholders. the energy bills provide renewable energy and we publish our gas strategy today to make sure that we make the best use of lower-cost gas power, including new sources of gas and went and we consenting the creation of a single office of regulation. we don't want families and businesses to be left behind as gas prices come on the other side of the atlantic. [cheers] we are going to help our construction industry as well. the last government abolished property release. my humble friends, the members of the southwest and others show that this has blighted development in our towns and cities. the proposal for my colleagues, that we create a long grace. for newly completed buildings, it is a sensible one. and we will introduce it next october. the previous government also plans to increase the small companies tax rates 22%, and we have cut it to 20%. unlike the small and medium-size firms, i want to thank my honorable friend for their help in this area. starting on the first of january and for the next two years. i am therefore going to increase by 10 fold in the annual
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
. it takes no time and energy by the filibustering senators, and the public cannot see it and weigh in and say it's unacceptable you are paralyzing the senate, so we will change how we vote in the next election or weigh in on the issue and urge their senator to say enough of that. join the vote and let's get on with the disclose act. let's get on with the president's jobs bill and so forth. >> in terms of getting on with the president's jobs bill is not top on some gop agendas, but when we talk about reform in terms of washington and politics, this is the same argument we were talking about this during the break, that is -- it is bandied about over redistricting. when you are on top, you want control. when you are not, then you want reform. >> no, that's exactly right. >> at the end of the day maybe you do have to use the nuclear option to get anything done for the long game. >> this would be a very good thing to do, but i just have to take a step back because i'm of the opinion that really what this is about -- i mean, you know, mitch mcconnell, harry reid, very smart, have shrewd
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
know, they have staffs and they work at it aggressive plea. i'm older and i have less energy. so that makes it harder. >> and tell us something about the obama white house that we don't know. >> what does obama think of mitt romney? what does he really think? and i think he feels that romney is incompetent because he didn't run a better campaign. and i suspect that one of the themes in all the coverage of the campaign is going to be romney never found a way to -- either the method or the theme of how to run against obama. whereas they thought it was going to be easy. >> we're about to give the hook here. what is the one thing you would like to know about president obama that you don't? >> oh, i did ask him this. i didn't put it in the book. he keeps a diary. and so i'd like to have access. [laughter] >> assume that's for -- >> do you keep a diary? yes. not on all this detailed kind of -- let's see it. so that's going to -- i'm sure he will write a really interesting memoir. >> what did he tell you about the diary? >> that it existed. no detail. he didn't offer any of it or read f
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
to inject some energy at the right place at the right time. so next up here will be senator sam nunn, longstanding chairman in senate armed services, who understands our country and our national security as well or better than anyone i have ever worked with. senator none -- senator nunn? [applause] >> well, first, thanks to pete peterson for getting this group together and for so much else that pete and michael and the peterson foundation have done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge we face and mobilizing support for a rational and sane fiscal policy. second, admiral mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership both in the military and as a citizen in the recent months. you have led the way, and your statement that basically the biggest risk that we have to national security is our debt and our unsustainable fiscal policy is one that i totally endorse and agree with, and i commend you for making it, because your impact is very powerful. so that's my, really my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid the short-term debt crisis, the so-called cliff
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
unions controlled education policy. the plaintiffs in the reform, environmental groups that lack energy resources and so on. this is handled the story. these are what economists call rent seeking groups. they control or seek to control the distribution of resources to secure income for the members which wouldn't generate wealth on their own. they suggest economies grow more slowly as much groups will supply and a gain influence over the political process. assuming the resources, reforms this is one reason the u.s. economy grew so loud rapidly, germany and japan took off after world war ii to read these conflicts to strip a network of interest groups that might have blocked the development. obviously we don't want to have the board with interest to the system. but a political people can change in the party regime could accomplish that as the sun. this man is one of the contributions of america's party revolutions. they clean up the interest rate system thereby eliminating roadblocks to reform, expansion and the dynamism. ladies and gentlemen, let me see what else i have here. that's a ch
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
people. we must not let american innovation in our energy industry go to waste. we have the potential for all kinds of new middle class jobs- from the fields and platforms where we drill, to the manufacturing plants that will return to the u.s. with the lower cost of energy. but we need government to encourage these job opportunities, not continue to block them. a return to sound monetary policy would also help by making the future value of a dollar more predictable. and we must get the cost of health insurance under control. you should be able to get a health care plan that fits your needs and your budget, from any company in america that's willing to sell it to you, and with the same tax benefit if you buy it yourself or have an employer buy it for you. these ideas will help create middle class jobs. but we also have to make sure that our people have the skills to do these new jobs. and a limited government can help by promoting curriculum reform, teacher training and empowering parents with the freedom to choose their kids' school. our tax code should reward education investments t
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
. master limited partnership and this is an example of that and operates in energy infrastructure rent paid their earnings. it certainly was one with high demand and moved up 28% back to you. >> you get the next two days of. dave: we all do saying good this. is in the futures closing. the look is at the cme looking at all futures -- we did have this nice little rise at the end of the trading day. did it continue after hours? >> a little bit. not too much. looking at next week you wanted a attention to the fed analysis and watch any fiscal cliff tops. the key level support in the s&p, really what chapel which was beat up quite a lot here recently. you see a turnaround in the stock market and the nasdaq might turn to the upside as well. >> after causing billions of dollars of damage, eric king -- >> shares of generator maker holdings up double digits since the storm hit and the company on a hiring spree. jeff flock live in wisconsin with an exclusive look at the manufacturing facility. i know a lot of neighbors up there in the northeast buying generators. jeff: you can't make them fast enough
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
dominant. fracking technology to make us more energy independent. bost first, immelt speaking as the ceo of g.e. china is doing a good job. they kick our butts for two decades. >> greg: why is that? >> dana: wait until they get collective bargaining. >> bob: they will. >> dana: right. >> bob: 1.3 billion. they make an economy work. you can't take away the economy. >> eric: i disagree. china is not kicking our butts in anything. if you start from zero, 1.3 people living in peasant tri for 100 years. they move up at 7%. we have the strongest economy, highest standard of living. best life expectancy. china would love to be us some day. not going to happen by 2030. >> eric: i can't believe you're so optimistic when barack obama as president. he only has four more years. >> bob: you don't think there is something to be said for china owning u.s. bonds >> eric: fix that. we should fix that. >> andrea: we have to keep borrowing more from china. >> bob: we're not borrowing. we have a trade imbalance. >> andrea: they own us. we buy their stuff. listen to what he is saying. he is the u.s. job czar
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 1:00am PST
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Current
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
, to stop clean energy policies in the u.s., and that is the basis of a deadlock here in doha. so let's take it to the next question: what can be done then in washington to minimize the power of these incredibly wealthy men? >> well i mean, as you know washington is kind of -- has kind of become formalized legalized corruption. this is something that's got to start outside of washington. it already is. what we see is a groundswell of organized labor, communities of color, of environmental organizations, not just climate groups, are following the money and see that it's all leaveding to the kochs. they are not only the biggest source of financing for attacking collective bargaining rights, voter rights clean air, healthcare, but, as you know they bundled, you know, almost a billion dollars with their other conservative allies for the 2012 e elections. >> let's talk about what's going on doha as these talks wind doubt. a lot of us have been frustrated watching knowing that the united states is not leading. what has been accomplished? and what is preventing the
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
for energy, is one of an innovative program that has collection bins for commercial fishermen to dispose of unwanted fishing gear. it's disposed more than 700 of obsolete dare elect gear which -- dire elect gear which has lost marketable lobster and saves up to $792 million in damages to boat propelers from direlect fishing gear. if that isn't enough, the energy from them recycles gear. it doesn't cost the fishermen anything to dispose of this gear and that's why it's such a successful program. this small federal investment results in huge cost savings. marine debris is much larger and a growing problem. with disasters in japan last year and the recent storms like sandy, cleaning up debrises requires both resources and coordination between agencies and states. while i commend the bipartisan support and leadership of my colleagues to get this bill to the president, i'm disappointed that the program's authorization has not been extended. i will continue to work for permanent re-authorization of the marine debris program because it is a critical for program development in coastal communitie
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
and china. we need energy, but we need to move onto clean energy. that is one of the president's priorities. he can create a whole new infrastructure that replaces the military industrial that eisenhower warned us about. host: thank you for the call. speaking along the lines of the environment and the epa. there is this -- from "to the boston globe" -- this from "the l.a. times" -- from "the gazette" in colorado -- our question for you is, what the think the president's no. 1 priority should be? just is joining us on the democrat line. caller: good morning. it was a little bit of serendipity that you read the editorial from "the new york times." i believe the first priority, our entire government should be repairing the infrastructure of the country. we have some infrastructure from the 19th century. with what just happened in new york, i really do think that our treasure and our people -- repairing the infrastructure will create jobs. we also have to begin protecting our coastal communities from the mega storms. even if we just decided right now to work against climate change or to slow do
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
that is we subicized cheap to commina. this is a green energy company and part of president obama's energy policy that failed. >> gretchen: sorry to throw you because we didn't talk about it. did you see by 2030 that america will not be the super power that it has been. >> i have seen it before. the economic super power. we are spending so much more than we are taking in and borrowing the deficit largely from china. they recycle the money and buy our assets cheap. are we happy about this absolutely not. the ball is in president obama's court. are you going to do this or not. >> gretchen: it is explained simply. you are the star of your own show. >> this is very unpopular. america on a fire sale bought cheap people are not happy about it. >> gretchen: you will talk about it 9:20 a.m. on fox business network. >> thank you. >> gretchen: tax hikes and trying to avoid paying their open taxes. tucker carlson on the double standard. did you see dogs learning how to drive? did they pass the test. the results are in. i think they park better than i do for sure. ♪ [ malennouncer ] it's tt time of
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
in terms of what a good compromise is come or what you should compromise on, there is this real energy around compromise. thinking about four years from now, the end of obama's second term, by that time you think the economy will improve? 51% say it will improve, and 39%, and economic well-being of the middle class -- i have to catch up with my slides here. there we go. the deficit and that will improve is 34%. the one thing they are certain is taxes will increase and government spending will increase. in the next four years, how effective do you think the each ofnt will be eaon the issues? this is how it basically stacks up. insuring long-term future entitlement programs, social security, medicaid, 65% think that what happened. 64% say creating jobs, 64% say improving public education, growing economy, and lowering the federal deficit falls down at 40%. not as much confidence there as there are on the other items. we then said the united states faces a number of challenges, including large budget deficits, national debt, slower economic recovery from the recession, high unemployment,
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 3:35pm EST
of that was compromise to get it through. particularly in real to get people out of their cars for energy for the environment. we have to be able to spend the money, 7%. 2.5 years after stimulus we only had $67 billion. 35% was still sitting in washington. we have to change the law. there's some things express and the government accountability report on the selection of some of these projects. their release this march of 2011. specifically at -- bay released this march of 2011. specifically they said there were concerns about transparency and other issues with it. they cannot verify some of the criteria by which some of these projects were selected. can you cite any improvement in that process? you were citing a number of projects but also criticized by gao for the process. >> we tried to improve our decision making process. we have tried to use the governors as our partners on these projects. receiving proposals from them and from the state's and working with them -- states and working with them. try to improve our process for selecting projects. >> the other most recent report by the in
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her -- not abdicate hor or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- from thewing recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that this plan is not a balanced. the fiscal cliff involves nearly four dollars of anticipa
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
the calculations on both sides of the aisle? is there a new energy to get this done one way or the other? >> well, i think speaking in terms of how we look at it, at department of homeland security and i think if the white house at large, we've been very committed from the first term to try to do something on emmigration reform. the hill was not able to take it up for a variety of reasons. but i think now there is a new willingness to take a look at this subject. it's always a tough sub. it has been historically. but we're at a period in our history where we have an opportunity to really create a 21st century immigration system that foster legal crossing, legal workers, that then allows us on the enforcement side, as i mentioned, to really focus on those who are here that are dangers to public safety and others. >> suarez: janet napolitano as secretary of homeland security, secretary, thanks for joining us. >> you bet. thank you. >> woodruff: later this week, ray will examine the state of the administration's new policy to stop deporting young immigrants who entered the country illegally as child
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
2030. one intelligence report projects china will be on top economically, and the u.s. will be energy-independent. i'm ray suarez. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. and by the alfred p. oan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
economically, and the u.s. will be energy-independent. i'm ray suarez. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> this is nbr. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening. i'm tom hudson. the fiscal cliff debate hits the floor of the u.s. house but not much progress is made. warren buffett and others tell lawmakers to look for more money from the estate tax. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. could another major bond-buying program be on the way? what we could hear tomorro
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that this plan is not a balanced. the fiscal cliff involves nearly four dollars of anticipated revenue from higher taxes for every dollar
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
support for the program. host: a tweet -- guest: yes and no. it actually does count energy costs and things like that. however, there is a big discussion among a lot of the advocacy groups who do not to think it truly reflects the cost increase that singers have to pay period i. when the government of the calculation, they take a large basket of items every month and a measure how much prices change. energy, housing, education, transportation, all kinds of things, health care. and there is concern that health care may be is not as big a part of that calculation as it should be, especially for older americans, because older americans may not spend much on education or spend as much on daily transportation, but they probably spend more money on health care each year that other folks do. health-care costs have traditionally gone up higher than inflation every year. so there's some concern it does not truly reflect their cost of living increase each year. host: we're talking about how social security factors into the fiscal cliff. c-span has part of our website set up specifically fo
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
, with those comments, again, as a strong supporter, because of energy and environment, because of congestion, still remain dedicated to moving positive inner city passenger rail and particularly high-speed service as the united states is falling further behind and must lead the pack instead of being behind the pack. with those quick comments, let me go the patient ranking member who is so nice to me yesterday. i have to be very nice today. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i've disappointed -- i know -- >> never going to hang there. >> nothing can move don young from the center. >> nothing. >> takes five people to move. >> that's right. >> so, thank you mr. chairman. mr. chairman, i've been involved in the issue of high and higher speed rail since early on in my career, in the 90s, al swift on the appropriations committee, designated the first proposed five high-speed rail routes in america and one of them was from eugene, oregon to vancouver, british columbia, and we will hear a bit later from paula hammond this secretary of transportation in my state, who will describe our progress, or lack ther
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
specifically on the northeast corridor. with those comments again a strong supporter because of energy, environment, congestion, still remain dedicated to moving positive inner-city passenger rail and particularly high-speed service if the united states is falling further behind and instead of being behind, those brief comments, patient ranking member who was so nice to me yesterday. >> thank you, mr. chairman, the minority -- [talking over each other] >> i can tell you i'm going to hang. >> nothing can move don young from the center. >> that is the size of that. it takes five people to move it. >> that is right. >> thank you, mr. chairman. chairman, i have been involved in the issue of high-speed rail since early on in my career in congress in nearly 90s, on the appropriations committee, designated the first proposed high-speed rail routes in america and one of them was from eugene, ore. british columbia, and we will hear a little later from paula hammond who is secretary of transportation from washington who will describe our progress or lack mara of, small amount of progress in achi
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm EST
of organizations that have come to the floor on this bill to oppose it. the committee, energy and commerce committee, heard expert medical testimony that primatene mist is not safe or recommended for treating asthma. we have a chart here. these are the groups that opposed this bill. i urge you to vote no. the lung association, thoracic society, american academy of pediatrics, asthma and allergy foundation. all the people involved in health are saying they don't want this drug on the market. it will only confuse asthma patients. it is not the safest drug that they could have. the gentleman from texas has said, take it off the market. it is off the market. it hasn't been taken off because of safety. but it is not recommended by the medical community. there is another group here called the alliance for responsible atmospheric polcy. i would like to indicate some of the organization that is are part of that alliance. some of the major corporations in this country. i want to show a chart of those who are in favor of this bill. armstrong pharmaceuticals. the one company that will benefit from th
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
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